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The official records (Minutes) of Committee meetings are only available on audio tape or CD. Copies can be obtained from the Committee Liaison at 619-533-3984. You may also view LIVE web streaming or an archived webcast of these meetings online.

Committees

There are nine City Council Committees. The general dates and times for the Council Committee meetings are listed under each meeting description below but are subject to change.

Audit Committee

The Audit Committee's area of responsibility includes oversight of the City's auditing, internal controls and any other financial or business practices as well as directing and reviewing the work of the City Auditor.

Agendas and Actions for Audit Committee

Members Scott Sherman (Chair), Jennifer Campbell (Vice Chair), Thomas Hebrank,  Alan Spencer, and Ricardo Valdivia
When One to two Wednesdays per month at 9 a.m.
View the PDF icon Legislative Calendar for specific dates.
Where City Council Committee Room, 12th Floor, City Administration Building
Contact Barrett Tetlow
Audit Committee Consultant
619-236-6765
[email protected]

Budget and Government Efficiency Committee

The Budget and Government Efficiency Committee's Area of Responsibility includes the Annual Budget, financial reports, fees, performance measures and analytics, information technology, enterprise resource management, purchasing and contracting, managed competition, revenue, corporate partnerships and development, fleet services, risk management, equal opportunity contracting, prevailing wage, living wage, San Diego City Employees' Retirement System, personnel, civil service and human resources.

Agendas and Actions for Budget and Government Efficiency Committee

Members Barbara Bry (Chair), Chris Cate (Vice Chair), Monica Montgomery, and Vivian Moreno
When One to two Wednesdays per month at 9 a.m.
View the PDF icon Legislative Calendar for specific dates.
Where City Council Committee Room, 12th Floor, City Administration Building
Contact Victoria Joes
Budget Committee Consultant
619-236-6687
[email protected]
More Info PDF icon Budget and Government Efficiency Committee Work Plan

Budget Review Committee

The Budget Review Committee's Area of Responsibility includes the review of six operating fund types (General Fund, Special Revenue Funds, Debt Service and Tax Funds, Capital Project Funds, Enterprise Funds, and Internal Service Funds). The Committee has the responsibility to analyze, study, and evaluate the estimates of required expenditures proposed for inclusion in the Annual Appropriation Ordinance, and the annual budgets of the San Diego Housing Commission, Civic San Diego, San Diego Convention Center Corporation, and the City of San Diego, solely in its capacity as Successor Agency to the former Redevelopment Agency of the City of San Diego. The Committee shall have the further responsibility to review and evaluate the tentative Capital Improvements Program. The Budget Review hearings are an opportunity for the City Council to obtain input from San Diego residents on spending priorities.

Annual budget review meetings shall be set in accordance with California Government Code section 54954, no later than the ten weeks immediately preceding the introduction of the Annual Appropriation Ordinance subject to the provisions of Council Policy No. 000-02.

Agendas and Actions for Budget Review Committee

Members All members of the Council. The chair of the Committee of Budget and Government Efficiency shall serve as chair of this special committee and the Council President shall serve as vice chair.
When 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.
View the PDF icon Legislative Calendar for specific dates.
Where City Council Committee Room, 12th Floor, City Administration Building
Contact Victoria Joes
Budget Committee Consultant
619-236-6687
[email protected]
More Info

PDF icon Fiscal Year 2019 Departmental and Outside Agencies Budget Hearing Calendar

View Proposed Budget

PDF icon Office of the Independent Budget Analyst's Review of the Proposed Budget

View Adopted Budget Archives

PDF icon Budget Process Key Dates

Economic Development and Intergovernmental Relations Committee

The Economic Development and Intergovernmental Relations Committee's area of responsibility includes intergovernmental relations, interagency and bi-national agreements, international trade, foreign trade zones, educational partnerships, San Diego Regional Airport Authority, Port District, San Diego Convention Center Corporation, city-wide economic development programs and strategy, workforce development, commercial marketing district, business improvement districts, arts and culture, open data, and Civic San Diego.

Agendas and Actions for Economic Development and Intergovernmental Relations Committee

Members Chris Ward (Chair), Monica Montgomery (Vice Chair), Barbara Bry, and Mark Kersey
When One to two Thursdays per month at 2 p.m.
View the PDF icon Legislative Calendar for specific dates.
Where City Council Committee Room, 12th Floor, City Administration Building
Contact Lucas O'Connor
Economic Development and Intergovernmental Relations Committee Consultant
619-236-6137
[email protected]
More Info

PDF icon Economic Development and Intergovernmental Relations Committee Work Plan

Environment Committee

The Environment Committee's area of responsibility includes programmatic policy matters related to water, wastewater, and storm water, and parks. These encompass the Clean Water Program, water management and policy, pure water including Capital Improvement Projects (CIP), energy (solar, property assessed clean energy programs, green), multiple species conservation program, solid waste disposal, recycling, air quality standards, hazardous waste, regional parks, open space, public utilities, golf, utility undergrounding, franchise agreements, storm water management and policy, Climate Mitigation and Adaption Plan (CMAP), wastewater management and policy, independent rates oversight committee, indirect potable reuse/direct potable reuse, recycled water, graywater, San Diego County Water Authority, wildlife management, environmental services and environmental policy.

Agendas and Actions for Environment Committee

Members Jennifer Campbell (Chair), Vivian Moreno (Vice Chair), Barbara Bry, and Scott Sherman
When One to two Thursdays per month at 1 p.m.
View the PDF icon Legislative Calendar for specific dates.
Where City Council Committee Room, 12th Floor, City Administration Building
Contact Liezl Gloria
Environment Committee Consultant
619-236-6622
[email protected]
More Info

PDF icon Environment Committee Work Plan

Active Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

The Active Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's area of responsibility includes individual infrastructure projects related to water, wastewater, storm water, and parks with the exception of pure water. This encompasses capital improvement program (CIP), oversight of CIP streamlining, infrastructure finance, regional transportation improvement program, asset management, infrastructure condition assessment monitoring and implementation, neighborhood input on infrastructure needs and priorities, storm water infrastructure, public facilities financing plans, development impact fees, facilities benefit assessments, wastewater infrastructure, water infrastructure, city facilities, park infrastructure, multi-year CIP plan and transportation infrastructure, public works and ADA CIP projects, transportation planning, transit services, parking, municipal airports, community parking districts, ADA compliance and accessibility, walkability and bicycle programs. 

Agendas and Actions for Infrastructure Committee

Members Mark Kersey (Chair), Chris Ward (Vice Chair), Chris Cate and Vivian Moreno
When One to two Wednesdays per month at 2 p.m.
View the PDF icon Legislative Calendar for specific dates.
Where City Council Committee Room, 12th Floor, City Administration Building
Contact Justin Garver
Active Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Consultant
619-236-7150
[email protected]
More Info

PDF icon Active Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Work Plan

Public Safety and Livable Neighborhoods Committee

The Public Safety and Livable Neighborhoods Committee's area of responsibility includes police, fire, neighborhood parks, recreation programs, youth services, senior services, maintenance assessment districts, community development block grants, code enforcement, graffiti abatement, lifeguards, veteran's services, libraries, homeless services, consumer protection, homeland security, volunteerism, special event permits, emergency medical services, gang prevention and intervention and citizens review board on police practices.

Agendas and Actions for Public Safety and Livable Neighborhoods Committee

Members Monica Montgomery (Chair), Barbara Bry (Vice Chair), Chris Cate and Vivian Moreno
When One to two Wednesdays per month at 9 a.m.
View the PDF icon Legislative Calendar for specific dates.
Where City Council Committee Room, 12th Floor, City Administration Building
Contact Monica Montgomery
Public Safety & Livable Neighborhoods Committee Consultant
619-236-6644
[email protected]
More Info

PDF icon Public Safety and Livable Neighborhoods Committee Work Plan

Rules Committee

The Rules Committee's area of responsibility includes the charter, permanent rules of council, open government, elections and ballot measures, annexations, boards and commissions, council initiated matters, communications, customer service and public outreach.

Agendas and Actions for Rules Committee

Members Georgette Gomez (Chair), Barbara Bry (Vice Chair), Chris Ward, Mark Kersey and Chris Cate
When One to two Wednesdays per month at 2 p.m.
View the PDF icon Legislative Calendar for specific dates.
Where City Council Committee Room, 12th Floor, City Administration Building
Contact Georgette Gomez
Rules Committee Consultant
619-236-6699
[email protected]
More Info

PDF icon Rules Committee Work Plan

Select Committee on Homelessness

Land Use and Housing Committee

The Land Use and Housing Committee's area of responsibility includes planning, land use, affordable housing, general plan amendments, land development code, real estate assets, historical issues/mills act and community plans and coastal overlay zone.

Agendas and Actions for Smart Growth and Land Use Committee

Members Vivian Moreno (Chair), Chris Ward (Vice Chair), Jennifer Campbell, and Scott Sherman
When One to two Wednesdays per month at 2 p.m.
View the PDF icon Legislative Calendar for specific dates.
Where City Council Committee Room, 12th Floor, City Administration Building
Contact Kevin Smith
Land Use and Housing Committee Consultant
619-533-3924
[email protected]
More Info

PDF icon Land Use and Housing Committee Work Plan

Other Committees

Committee of the Whole

The Committee of the Whole area of responsibility includes analysis/study/evaluation of proposed resolutions or ordinances. The committee may alternatetively hold fact-finding hearings on any subject concerning City government that is beyond the scope of any one standing committee or is adjudged by the Council President to be more properly a concern of the entire Council. Also, proposals for City action in cooperation with other local government entities including any actions to be taken on a regional basis shall be referred to the Committee of the Whole.

Public Facilities Financing Authority

The Public Facilities Financing Authority is the primary financing authority of the City. The Authority meets as needed to authorize the issuance of bonds on behalf of the City.

Otay Mesa Enhanced Infrastructure Financing District Public Financing Authority

The Otay Mesa Enhanced Infrastructure Financing District Public Financing Authority (OM EIFD PFA) is the governing board of the district established pursuant to California Government Code sections 53398.50 - 53398.88  for the sole purpose of financing public facilities or other projects in Otay Mesa. The OM EIFD PFA meets the first Monday of each month at 10am in the Council Committee Room, or as needed.

Housing Commission

The Housing Commission meets one or two Fridays per month at 9 a.m. at 1122 Broadway, fourth Floor, downtown San Diego. For specific dates, contact Charles Eshnaur at (619) 578-7135. Members include Ben Moraga (Chair) Gary Gamling (Chair), Roberta Spoon (Vice Chair), Gary Gamling Margaret Davis, Kelle Hubbard, Ben Moraga, Dorothy Surdi, and Frank Urtasun. The Housing Commission meets one or two Fridays per month at 9 a.m. at 1122 Broadway, fourth Floor, downtown San Diego. For specific questions regarding any item on the San Diego Housing Commission agenda, please contact [email protected] or 619-578-7550. Agendas and reports are available at the San Diego Housing Commission Meetings page.

Inactive Committees

Ad Hoc Fire Prevention and Recovery Committee

As of Jan. 1, 2009, this Committee completed its one-year term. View archived Ad Hoc Fire Prevention and Recovery Committee Agendas, Actions and other documentation of the 2008 meetings, or view archived webcasts at CityTV24.

Budget and Finance Committee

As of Nov. 30, 2013, this Committee was renamed to Budget and Government Efficiency Committee. View archived Budget and Finance Committee Agendas, Actions and other documentation, or view archived webcasts at CityTV24.

Charter Review Committee

As of May 18, 2016, this Committee completed its eighteen month term. View archived Charter Review Committee Agendas, Actions and other documentation, or view archived webcasts at City TV24.

Economic Development and Strategies Committee

As of Jan. 1, 2013, this committee completed its one-year term. View archived Economic Development and Strategies Committee Agendas, Actions and other documentation of the 2012 meetings, or view archived webcasts at CityTV24.

Government Efficiency and Openness Committee

As of Jan. 1, 2006, this Committee has merged with the Rules Committee. View archived Government Efficiency and Openness Committee Agendas, Actions and other documentation, or view archived webcasts at CityTV24.

Land Use and Housing Committee

As of Nov. 30, 2013, this Committee was renamed to Smart Growth and Land Use Committee. View archived Land Use and Housing Committee Agendas, Actions and other documentation, or view archived webcasts at CityTV24.

Natural Resources and Culture Committee

As of Nov. 30, 2013, this Committee was renamed to Environment Committee. View archived Natural Resources and Culture Committee Agendas, Actions and other documentation, or view archived webcasts at CityTV24.

Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee

As of Nov. 30, 2013, this Committee was renamed to Public Safety and Livable Neighborhoods Committee. View archived Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee Agendas, Actions and other documentation, or view archived webcasts at CityTV24.

 

Select Committee on Homelessness

As of November 15, 2018, this committee completed its two-year term. View archived Select Committee on Homelessness Agendas, Actions and other documentation, or view archived webcasts at CityTV24.

 

Redevelopment Agency

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Redevelopment Agency of the City of San Diego (Agency) was dissolved as of Feb. 1, 2012, per Assembly Bill 1X 26 (AB 26). For questions regarding either the enforceable/recognized obligations of the former Agency or the Oversight Board, contact the Office of the Mayor at 619-236-6330 or [email protected]. The Redevelopment Agency website remains intact for historical reference purposes.

Rules and Economic Development Committee

As of Nov. 30, 2013, this Committee was renamed to Economic Development and Intergovernmental Relations Committee. View archived Rules and Economic Development Committee Agendas, Actions and other documentation, or view archived webcasts at CityTV24.

For other questions or concerns, see the Frequently Asked Questions, call 619-533-3984, or email [email protected]

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